|U.S. Historical Documents - United States|
Read for librivox.org by Michael Scherer. The Articles of Confederation, the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (20MB)
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
|Udvalgte Danske Eventyr 001 - H. C. Andersen|
Librivox recording of Udvalgte Danske Eventyr 001 by Hans Christian Andersen. Read in Danish by Hedvig and Kristoffer Hunsdahl. "H. C. Andersen opfattes af de fleste mennesker først og fremmest som en børnebogsforfatter. Det er samtidig meget typisk for hans eventyr, at fortællingerne også rummer passager, der taler til den voksne læsers forståelse. Derfor kan såvel børn som voksne have glæde af at opleve - eller genopleve - historierne...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Danish; fairy tales; eventyr; Danske; Hans Christian Andersen
|Uh, Uh... - Krayzie Timon|
this is a song co written with, Soul Zero of all poetry (allpoetry.com) produced by me and all vocals by me. peace out u beeziez!!
|Uit het leven van Dik Trom - Cornelis Johannes Kieviet|
LibriVox opname van Uit het leven van Dik Trom, door Cornelis Johannes Kieviet. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. Dit is het eerste van zes boeken over Dik Trom, een ondeugende, dikke jongen, waarvan zijn vader altijd zegt: “Het is een bijzonder kind, en dat is-ie”. This is the first of six books about Dik Trom, a naughty, fat boy, about whom his father always says: "He's a special child, and that's what he is"...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; Nederlands; Dik Trom
|Uli der Knecht - Jeremias Gotthelf|
Librivox Aufnahme von Uli der Knecht, von Jeremias Gotthelf. Read in German by Hans Hafen. Der Roman Uli der Knecht von Jeremias Gotthelf (1797-1854) erschien 1841. Es handelt sich formal um einen pikaresk angelegten Roman. Die Episodenhaftigkeit ist hier als relevantes Merkmal zu nennen. Daneben ist der Roman aber als Bildungsroman/Erziehungsroman einzustufen, der - ganz im Zeichen von Gotthelfs Lehrtätigkeit - den Leser auf den richtigen Weg sowohl hinsichtlich des Geldes wie auch der Ehrfurc...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; german; literatur; hörbuch
|Uli der Pächter - Jeremias Gotthelf|
LibriVox Aufnahme von Uli der Pächter von Jeremias Gotthelf. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Hans Hafen. Uli der Pächter ist die Fortsetzung von Uli der Knecht.. Die Handlung ist im Berngebiet angesiedelt. Uli ist nun mit seinem Vreneli verheiratet und bewirtschaftet einen Pachthof, doch ständig ist er in Sorge, ob er den Pachthof auch zahlen kann. Uli erfährt als Pächter in seinem bäuerlichen Umkreis zwar leidvoll die Schlechtigkeit der Menschen, hat aber auch Helfer in der Not...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; bauer; schweiz; bern
|Uller Uprising - H. Beam Piper|
Uller Uprising is the story of a confrontation between a human overlord and alien servants, with an ironic twist at the end. Like most of Piper's best work, Uller Uprising is modeled after an actual event in human history; in this case the Sepoy Mutiny (a Bengal uprising in British-held India brought about when rumors were spread to native soldiers that cartridges being issued by the British were coated with animal fat...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; piper
Downloads: 25,690 (1 review)
|Ultima Thule - Mack Reynolds|
LibriVox recording of Ultima Thule by Mack Reynolds. Read by Karen Savage. Ronny Bronston has dreamed all his life of getting a United Planets job that would take him off-world. He finally gets the opportunity when he is given a provisional assignment with Bureau of Investigation, Section G. But will he be able to complete his assignment and find the elusive Tommy Paine? For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if availabl...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; scifi; sci-fi sci fi; interplanetary travel; mystery
|Ulysses - James Joyce|
Librivox recording of Ulysses, by James Joyce. Still considered one of the most radical works of fiction of the 20th Century, James Joyce's Ulysses ushered in the era of the modern novel. Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, the narrative follows Leopold Bloom and a number of other characters through an ordinary day, twenty four hours, in Dublin, on June 16, 1904. The text is dense and difficult, but perfectly suited to an oral reading, filled with language tricks, puns and jokes, stream of conscio...
Downloads: 364,122 (10 reviews)
|Ulysses (version 2) - James Joyce|
LibriVox recording of Ulysses (version 2) by James Joyce. Read in English by Brian; hefyd; iremonger; Nathan Jordan; Kirsty Leishman; Richard Wallis; LizMourant; penboy7000; Cath Garde; Grant Hurlock; Andy Minter; Peter Yearsley; Laurie Anne Walden; Elizabeth Klett; mb; Anna Simon; David Lawrence; TriciaG; Nadine Eckert-Boulet; Algy Pug; Amy Gramour; Julia Niedermaier; David Olson; Beth Thomas; Amanda Friday; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; Rapunzelina; CaprishaPage; alanmapstone; April Gonzales; Cha...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; dublin; Ireland; modernism; leopold bloom; modernist literature; irish authors
|Ulysses S. Grant - Owen Wister|
LibriVox recording of Ulysses S. Grant, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. Ulysses S. Grant was the great hero (for the North) in the Civil War and the 18th President of the United States. This short biography is only 145 pages in a little pamphlet size. The author is famous for his stories of the Old West, but he also wrote a substantial body of nonfiction literature. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feed...
Keywords: Biography; Civil War; Presidents; Librivox; audiobook
|Um club da má língua - Fyodor Dostoyevsky|
Gravação LibriVox de Um club da má língua, de Fyodor Dostoyevsky, traduzido por Manuel de Macedo. O nome do autor é ocasionalmente grafado como Dostoievsky – foi um escritor russo, considerado um dos maiores romancistas da literatura russa e um dos mais inovadores artistas de todos os tempos. Nesta obra, que lembra uma peça de teatro, é feita uma sátira à hipocrisia das relações sociais na "sociedade" de Mordassov, e às personagens dessa sociedade que se baseiam em intrigas e menti...
Keywords: português; portuguese
|Umboo, The Elephant - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Umboo, The Elephant by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Todd Jenken; Andrew Nelson; Steve Kleiser; Nyon Smith. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be in a circus? What if, rather than choosing to be in one, you were captured and taken away from the home and family you knew and made to perform in the heat of a big top? Meet Umboo, the elephant, Chako, the monkey, Snarlie, the tiger and their circus friends and learn how life in the jungle was differe...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; animals; jungle; elephant; bedtime stories; circus
|Umbrellas and Their History - William Sangster|
LibriVox recording of Umbrellas and Their History, by William Sangster. A whimsically serious look at the umbrella and society. (summary by Clarica) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. M4B audiobook of complete book For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.
Keywords: non fiction; history; umbrellas; sangster; audio books; librivox
|Un Bon petit Diable - La Comtesse de Ségur|
Au Fil des Lectures Roman jeunesse de La Comtesse de Ségur lu par Victoria. 5h20 Mis en ligne le 12/04/2010
Keywords: La Comtesse de Segur; Segur; Un Bon petit Diable; Victoria; Au Fil des Lectures; Livre audio gratuit; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures
|Un coeur simple - Gustave Flaubert|
Au Fil des lectures Gustave Flaubert, lue par Victoria. 1 h 30 min
Keywords: Gustave Flaubert; Flaubert; Un coeur simple; Au Fil des lecture; Victoria Au Fil des lectures; Livre audio gratuit; audio livre gratuit; livres audio gratuits; audio livres gratuits
|Un coq chanta - Guy de Maupassant|
Au Fil des lectures Nouvelle de Guy de Maupassant lue par Martine Leroy-Rambaud. 12 mn
Keywords: Guy de Maupassant; Maupassant; Un coq chanta; Au Fil des lectures; Martine Leroy-Rambaud; Livre audio; Audio livre; French; Non-English Audio
|Un crime inconnu - Jean Lorrain|
Au Fil des Lectures Une nouvelle fantastique lue par Éric (18 min). « C'était il y a deux ans, au plus fort de mes troubles nerveux. J'étais guéri de l'éther, mais non des phénomènes morbides qu'il engendre, troubles de l'ouïe, troubles de la vue, angoisses nocturnes et cauchemars : le solfanol et le bromure avaient déjà eu raison de pas mal de ces troubles, mais les angoisses néanmoins persistaient...
Keywords: Jean Lorrain; Lorrain; Un crime inconnu; Histoires de masques; Eric; Au Fil des Lectures; Livres audio gratuits; French audio book; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures
|Un curieux point de droit criminel - Alphonse Allais|
Au Fil des Lectures Une nouvelle d'Alphonse Allais, tirée du recueil Plaisir d'humour. Lecture : R. Depasse. 30 min Mise en ligne le 11 mars 2010
Keywords: Alphonse Allais; Allais; Plaisir d'humour; Un curieux point de droit criminel; R. Depasse; Livre audio gratuit; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures; Au Fil des Lectures
|Un Fou ? - Guy de Maupassant|
Au Fil des lectures Nouvelle de Guy de Maupassant, lue par Pomme. 16 min
Keywords: Guy de Maupassant; Maupassant; Un Fou ?; Pomme; Au Fil des lectures; Livre audio; Audio livre; French; Non-English Audio
|Un hivernage dans les glaces - Jules Verne|
Au Fil des Lectures. Nouvelle de Jules Verne lu par Leirisanne (2h 20min). Un hivernage dans les glaces est une nouvelle de jeunesse de Jules Verne, éditée dans Le Musée des familles en mars et avril 1855. Une expédition de secours s'organise et met les voiles vers le Nord pour tenter de retrouver un homme disparu en mer dans des circonstances héroïques. Équipés de manteaux de fourrures et de traineaux à chiens, les personnages devront, comme le titre de la nouvelle l'indique, passer l'...
Keywords: Jules Verne; Verne; Un hivernage dans les glaces; Leirisanne; Au Fil des Lectures; Livres audio gratuits; French audio book; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures
|Un homme est mort - Fedydurke|
Au Fil des Lectures. Une courte nouvelle de Fedydurke lue par Éric (10 min). Humour noir, sur la cruelle réalité et terriblement actuelle... Illustration musicale : Satie - Gnossienne 03 - Francis Poulenc (1957).
Keywords: Fedydurke; Eric; Un homme est mort; Au Fil des Lectures; Livres audio gratuits; French audio book; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures
|Un homme sensible - Octave Mirbeau|
Au Fil des Lectures. Une nouvelle d'Octave Mirbeau lu par Milunisu (1h 25min). « Je ne crois pas avoir jamais été méchant. Non, en vérité, je ne le crois pas. Tout enfant, j’étais même doué d’une sensibilité excessivement, exagérément douloureuse qui me portait à plaindre, - jusqu’à en être malade - les souffrances des autres... pourvu - cela va de soi, car je suis un artiste - qu’elles ne se compliquassent point de laideurs anormales ou de monstruosités physiologiques...
Keywords: Octave Mirbeau; Mirbeau; Un homme sensible; Milunisu; Livres audio gratuits; Au Fil des Lectures; French audio books; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures
|Un manque - Victor Hugo|
Au Fil des Lectures Poésie de Victor Hugo, lue par Juliette. 5 min Mise en ligne le 03/02/2010
Keywords: Victor Hugo; Hugo; Un manque; Juliette; Au Fil des Lectures; Livre audio gratuit; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures
|Un Matin - Emile Verhaeren|
LibriVox recording of Un Martin, de Emile Verhaeren Chaque mois, nous choisissons un poème qui est enregistré par un maximum de librivoxeurs ! Cette mois c'est "Un Matin" de Emile Verhaeren, un poète belge flamand, d'expression française. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibiVox; Poetry; French; Francais; français; Belge
|Un million - Guy de Maupassant|
Au Fil des Lectures. Courte nouvelle de Guy de Maupassant qui sera développée dans L'Héritage. Lecture : Prof. Tournesol (13min). « C'était un modeste ménage d'employés. Le mari, commis de ministère, correct et méticuleux, accomplissait strictement son devoir. Il s'appelait Léopold Bonnin. C'était un petit jeune homme qui pensait en tout ce qu'on devait penser. Élevé religieusement, il devenait moins croyant depuis que la République tendait à la séparation de l'Église et de l'É...
Keywords: Guy de Maupassant; Maupassant; Un million; Prof. Tournesol; Livres audio gratuits; Au Fil des Lectures; French audio book; Victoria Au Fil des Lectures
|Unbeaten Tracks in Japan - Isabella L. Bird|
LibriVox recording of Unbeaten Tracks in Japan, by Isabella L. Bird. Read by Availle. Isabella Lucy Bird (1831 – 1904) was a 19th century English traveller, writer, and natural historian. She was a sickly child, however, while she was travelling she was almost always healthy. Her first trip, in 1854, took her to America, visiting relatives. Her first book, The Englishwoman in America was published anonymously two years later...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; travel; memoirs; Japan; Asia; History; Nature
|Uncertainty - drew Roberts|
Recording of Uncertainty by drew Roberts on October 5th. 2004. Uncertainty was written by drew Roberts in 1998.
Keywords: Spoken Word
Downloads: 622 (1 review)
|Uncle Bernac: A Memory of the Empire - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Bernac: A Memory of the Empire, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Cathy Barratt. Looking for a replacement to Sherlock Holmes after the author had killed him off in 1894, Doyle wrote this murder mystery in the dying years of the 19th century. Set in Napoleon's era, it involves a Frenchman returning to his native land to join the Emperor's ranks. (Summary by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; mystery; murder; Napoleon; France
Downloads: 4,943 (1 review)
|Uncle Joe's Stories - Edward Knatchbull-Hugesson|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Joe's Stories by Edward Knatchbull-Hugesson. Read in English by Allyson Hester. This is an entertaining collection of varying stories recounted as only a master storyteller could deliver them. (Summary by Allyson Hester) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories - Cal Stewart|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories, by Cal Stewart. Read by Philip Martin. A collection of comedic short stories from the perspective of an old country man. (Summary by Philip Martin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; wit; folksy humor; comedy; america; USA; short story; Punkin Centre; Stewart
|Uncle Remus & Friends: 17 Great Stories - Joel Chandler Harris|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus & Friends: 17 Great Stories, by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Phil Chenevert Uncle Remus, that genial old storyteller, knows how to spin these wonderful tales about the 'criteers' that the little 6 year old boy (and many of us adults!) love to listen to. Yet the 'Brer Rabbit and 'Brer Fox and the others sound a lot like the people all around us. They tell stories about personalities and faults and virtues in a way that is unique to Uncle Remus...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; uncle remus; brer rabbit
|Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit - Joel Chandler Harris|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit, by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Phil Chenevert. Uncle Remus' stories feature a trickster hero called Br'er Rabbit ("Brother" Rabbit), who uses his wits to slide out of trouble and gain the advantage over the slower witted other animals, many of whom are trying to eat him. Br'er Rabbit stories were mostly collected directly from the afro-american oral story-telling tradition and are said to be a direct interpretation of Yoruba tales of Hare...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; animals; children; fairy tales; fantasy; fiction; teen/young adult
|Uncle Remus Returns - Joel Chandler Harris|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus Returns by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Phil Chenevert. Uncle Remus tells these 11 stories but to the son of the original "little boy" who is visiting his grandmother on the plantation. As always Uncle Remus can be relied upon to provide funny and pointed insight into human personalities through his story telling. These were all published in the Uncle Remus magazine from 1905 and 1906 and gathered together in this book by the author...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; remus; brer rabbit; american south; children
|Uncle Remus, by Joel Chandler Harris - Joel Chandler Harris|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Remus, by Joel Chandler Harris. Read by Mark F. Smith. Many readers will already be familiar with Uncle Remus’ favorite animal characters – Br’er Rabbit and Br’er Fox among them – and some of the popular tales concerning them. (To this day, “tar baby” as an expression for a particularly sticky situation that is almost impossible to solve, has passed into the English language and common use.) Even people who have never read any of these tales will know ex...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; remus; harris; folktales; animals
Downloads: 164,719 (1 review)
|Uncle Silas - J. Sheridan Le Fanu|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Silas, by J. Sheridan Le Fanu. Read by Great Plains. Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery/thriller novel by the Anglo-Irish writer J. Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as one of the earliest examples of the locked room mystery subgenre. It is not a novel of the supernatural (despite a few creepily ambiguous touches), but does show a strong interest in the occult and in the ideas of Swedenborg...
Keywords: librivox; literature; Sheridan Le Fanu; Gothic mystery; Uncle Silas
Downloads: 14,943 (1 review)
|Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe|
Librivox recording of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read by John Greenman. Among the most "banned" books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; stowe; uncle tom
Downloads: 1,056,666 (9 reviews)
|Uncle Vanya - Anton Chekhov|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. Uncle Vanya (subtitled “Scenes From Country Life”) is a tragicomedy by Anton Chekhov. It is set on the failing country estate of a retired professor, Serebrakoff, who returns after a long absence with his beautiful young wife, and throws the household into confusion. Rivalry, unrequited love, illicit romance, and attempted suicide are the result, punctuated throughout by Chekhov’s sad, wistful humor...
Keywords: librivox; drama; audio; chekhov; vanya
|Uncle Wiggily and Old Mother Hubbard - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily and Old Mother Hubbard, by Howard R. Garis. Read by Mark F. Smith. Uncle Wiggily Longears, an old bunny gentleman now stricken with rheumatism and getting around with a cane, still is quite active. In these stories, he encounters a string of characters from Mother Goose's tales and has adventures that are not quite in keeping with her books! These gentle tales are 7 - 8 minutes each and quite suited to a nightly reading to a small child...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; fiction; children's fiction
Downloads: 1,618 (1 review)
|Uncle Wiggily in the Woods - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily in the Woods, by Howard R. Garis. Howard Garis, one of the most prolific children's writers of the 20th century, is credited with writing over 1500 Uncle Wiggily stories. In this collection, the loveable old rabbit stays close to home and visits woodland friends. (Summary by Lynne Thompson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nature; woodland; bedtime stories; animals; young children
|Uncle Wiggily In Wonderland - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggly In Wonderland, by Howard R. Garis Howard Garis, one of the most prolific children's writers of the 20th century, is credited with writing over 1500 Uncle Wiggily stories. In this collection, the loveable old rabbit visits other childhood friends from the "Alice In Wonderland" stories, once he discovers his rheumatism is not bothering him so much one day and he feels the need for adventure...
Keywords: children; uncle wiggly; audiobook; librivox; alice
|Uncle Wiggily's Adventures - Howard R.Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily's Adventures, by Howard R.Garis. Read by Daryl Wor. Due to Uncle Wiggily's rheumatism being so very bad, Dr. Possum prescribes a journey to help him move around, have a change of air, and a good long bout of traveling to get more exercise. So Uncle Wiggily packs his valise and sets forth! (Summary by Daryl Wor) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), pleas...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; animals; children; fiction; humor
|Uncle Wiggily's Travels - Howard R. Garis|
LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily's Travels by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by Claire; Jennifer Dorr; Emily Wright; S R Colon; Lynne Thompson; Michelle Goode; Sharon Kilmer; Greg Giordano; Phil Schempf; Rebecca Braunert-Plunkett This is the second of 79 Uncle Wiggily books published and contains another selection of bedtime stories from those originally published in the Newark Evening News every day except Saturday for over 40 years...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; animals; bedtime stories; young children; rabbit
|Uncle's Dream - Fyodor Dostoyevsky|
LibriVox recording of Uncle's Dream by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Frederick Whishaw.) Read in English by Greg Giordano.Uncle’s Dream by Fyodor Dostoyevsky was written following his five year exile to Siberia where he was sent to serve in a hard labor camp. Following what could only have been a harrowing and harsh existence in Russia’s infamous prison for political and social prisoners, one would expect Dostoyevsky’s work to have been dark and bitter...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; English; novella; classic; Russian; dramatic; fyodor; dostoevesky; uncle'sdream; vintage
|Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main - G. A. Henty|
LibriVox recording of Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main by G. A. Henty. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Mike Pelton; meridiculous; Fiddlesticks; deongines; Gabriela Cowan; Paul Simonin; KHand An exciting tale set on the high seas, in a period ruled by exploration, with the ever-present dangers of nature and the weather, together with pirates of the famed Spanish Main. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS fee...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; exploration; adventure; shipwreck; pirates; seas; spanish main
|Under the Andes - Rex Stout|
LibriVox recording of Under the Andes by Rex Stout. Read by Roger Melin. Under the Andes was written by Rex Stout years before his creation of the immensely popular Nero Wolfe series of novels, and while perhaps his future writing style is still blossoming, certainly his knack for weaving a fantastic tale of mystery and adventure will have most readers anxious for the next phase of adventure at every turn.The story finds two brothers and a pretty female companion on a journey which eventually ta...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; mystery; suspense
|Under the Greenwood Tree - Thomas Hardy|
LibriVox recording of Under the Greenwood Tree, by Thomas Hardy. Read by Rachel Lintern. This novel is subtitled The Mellstock Quire, A Rural Painting of the Dutch School. The Quire is the group of musicians who accompany the hymns at the local church and we follow the fortunes of one member, Dick Dewy, who falls in love with the new school mistress, Fancy Day. Another element of the book is the battle between the traditional musicians of the Quire and the local vicar, Parson Maybold, who instal...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; romance; pastoral; choir; quire; music
Downloads: 24,319 (2 reviews)
|Under the Lilacs - Louisa May Alcott|
LibriVox recording of Under the Lilacs, by Louisa May Alcott. Read by Librivox volunteers "When two young girls decide to have a tea party with their dolls and a mysterious dog comes and eats their prized cake, they end up finding a circus run-away, Ben Brown. Ben is a horse master, and loves horses, so when the Moss' take the young boy in they decide to give him work at the neighbors house driving cows (on a horse, of course)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; Alcott; Under the Lilacs
|Under the Lilacs - Louisa May Alcott|
LibriVox recording of Under the Lilacs (version 2) by Louisa May Alcott. Read in English by Tara Dow Under the Lilacs is a tale of friendship and adventure from celebrated author Louisa May Alcott. When sisters Bab and Betty Moss decide to have a tea party one spring morning, little did they know a strange and talented dog and a bedraggled circus run-away would come into their lives. Ben Brown is believed to be orphaned...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children; dog; runaway; circus; morality tale
|Under the Shadow of Etna: Sicilian Stories - Giovanni Verga|
LibriVox recording of Under the Shadow of Etna: Sicilian Stories by Giovanni Verga. (Translated by Nathan Haskell Dole.) Read in English by Mary J The short stories of Giovanni Verga, one of the leading authors of Italian verismo, or realism, tell mostly of working-class characters in rural, 19th-century Sicily. One of these stories, "Rustic Chivalry," or "Cavalleria rusticana," was the basis for the opera of the same name by Mascagni...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; realism; rural life; Sicily; verismo